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Makes 6-8     Cold   Vegetarian  Dried Fruit   Baked fayre  teatime Eggless   England  British  Europe



   225g/8oz Plain Flour

   50g/2oz Butter

   50g/2oz Lard

   25g/1oz Currants

   teasp salt

   1 teasp Baking Powder

   Approx. 2 tbsp. Milk

   Extra butter




1. In a large mixing bowl, rub the fat into the flour until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.


2. Add the other dry ingredients, mix well, then add the milk to form a soft dough.


3. Roll out to a circle approx 3cm/3/4 inch in thickness and cut into wedges.


4. Heat a griddle or large frying pan to hot, add some butter and melt. Reduce the heat to low/medium and cook the wedges on both sides until browned. 


Serve split and spread with butter, Jam or syrup.




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Key techniques required to make cake recipes

Bake - To cook in an enclosed oven

Beat To introduce air into a mixture using a utensil such as a wooden spoon, fork or whisk, in order to achieve a lighter texture.

Cream - to - The process where sugar and softened butter are beaten together with a wooden spoon, until the mixture is light, pale and well blended. This process may also be carried out with a hand held mixer or in a food processor.

Rub in -  The incorporation of fat into flour.  Butter is cubed then gently rubbed between the thumb and forefinger, lifting the mixing at the same time, until the fat is fully incorporated and the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Main equipment required to make this recipe


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